If I close my bank account due to an impending attachment and I open another account, will the attachment from the old account follow the new account?

Asked on July 23, 2012 under Bankruptcy Law, California


Cameron Norris, Esq. / Law Office of Gary W. Norris

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

I am guessing that its the local Sheriff's Department that is exeucting a writ of execution.  If you know of an impending execution (which I don't know how you know) the you should be able to move the funds to a new account.  However, it doesn't really do you much good.  If you have a judgment against you then the judgment creditor can just levy the next account after giving new instructions to the Sheriff.


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